Discussion of news topics with a point of view, including narratives by individuals regarding their own experiences

We’re all prey to nostalgia, and indulging in it can help lift us up. Yet, we also know the pitfalls of dreaming of yesteryear, especially when it impedes negatively on the current year. So, as a counterpoint, I’ve tried to home in on what I’m actually responding to when I’m nostalgic. It has helped me clarify my current tastes and reminded me of creative projects and ideas that got away.

My double mastectomy made me reevaluate: What do my breasts mean to me?

The decision had been weighing on me since I tested positive for the BRCA2 gene

I used to think there was one way to have a relationship. Then I discovered polyamory.

Practicing ethical non-monogamy isn’t just freeing; it’s true to who I am

How I learned to embrace my Asian curls

I used to wonder why my hair didn’t look like other girls’. Now I welcome my natural texture.